The Minnesota Twins have the Cleveland Indians, currently the best team in the American League, right where they want them. Read more →
Archives for September 2017
Late night host Jimmy Kimmel pretty much led the lobbying effort against the latest version of the bill to repeal the health insurance law in the United States. Last night he took a victory lap, declaring it dead. “I haven’t been this happy about something being dead since [Osama] bin Laden,” Kimmel said, calling Tuesday Read more →
It’s been a big week for drunks on the highway. Every week is in Minnesota and many other locations where the slaughter of innocent people hardly registers a blip anymore. Read more →
Wedding photographers, brides, and grooms struggle to find just the right pose that will be distinctive and different.
You can all stop trying now. Photographer Darren Hatt’s effort last weekend can’t be topped. Read more →
The protests surrounding the NFL isn’t about a flag, or an anthem, or a military. It’s about the words that are in the Pledge of Allegiance. Read more →
The Chicago Cubs are one of those teams you want to hate, but can’t.
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It was 25 years ago that an attempt to quell gang warfare in Minneapolis ended when a gang murdered a cop while he ate pizza during a break in his shift. Read more →
Why can’t Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory, get any significant attention nor widespread help in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria that wiped it out six days ago?
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Gregg Popovich, the coach of the San Antonio Spurs, provided exactly what has been missing in the nation over the last 72 hours — a calm and honest perspective about the problems facing the society in which he lives. Read more →
When Reb Beatty, who teaches financial accounting at a community college in Maryland, told his students he would allow them to use one 3×5 card for the first test of the semester, he wasn’t as precise as he should have been. Math is all about precision. Read more →
When Steven and Cheryl Johnson, of Carlton County, were divorced in December 2012, she got the house with the provision that the expenses for it were entirely up to her. [Wife] is awarded the homestead free from any claim or interest by [husband]. [Wife] is also solely responsible for the . . . taxes, utilities Read more →
Not surprisingly, PBS’ documentary, “The Vietnam War” is getting more and more difficult to watch from episode to episode. Read more →
Sewage lift stations make lousy neighbors. Just ask Robert and Deb Landwehr of Sartell, Minn., whose home along the Sauk River isn’t the idyllic spot the view might suggest. Read more →
At age 27 and 28, Angela and Andy McLaughin quit their jobs, sold their possessions, and hit the road. Read more →
Americans love their freedom until they don’t. Read more →